Associate, Video Investment
New York, NY 
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Job Description
Position at GroupM North America

About Video Investment

Video Investment is responsible for handling the gathering of information, negotiating of ad space and time, and placement of all video elements across multiple mediums such as National Television and Digital Extensions. This is done by collaborating with specific planning and digital teams to achieve the priorities and optimal objectives of each individual client/account. Once the inventory is placed,the Video Investment team is tasked with the job of maintaining the completed buy to ensure that all aspects of the process have been completed successfully.

Overview oftheJob:

Assist in the development and stewardship ofvideobuysand related functions across linear television and digital video.AssistNegotiatorsin all aspects of the negotiating process and servicing. Developcommunication skills with clients, interdepartmental, and vendors. Acquireknowledge of vendor offerings, computer and maintenance tools,and research.

Responsibilities of the Role:

Marketplace Analysis

  • Learn how tocompileand analyzemarketing and media data to be used as support for implementation decisions
  • Assist in the preparation and rationale ofvideorecommendations and annual plan presentations

Skill Development

  • Gain proficiency withMedia Oceanandvideomedia tools.
  • Develop skills to determine how to reachtheclient's consumer target through strategic usage ofvideoprogramming
  • Learn negotiation tools and techniques, including media math and audience estimating
  • AssistNegotiatorsduring Upfrontseasonby running and analyzingvideoproposals and preparingbuyrecommendationsinPowerPointfor clients
  • Learn to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task


  • Manageavideobuy from beginning to end
  • Input and upload video/digitalinventoryinto MediaOcean
  • Allocateandmaintain video buys
  • Monitor networkaudiencedelivery as well as issue finalpost-buy reporting
  • Resolvebilling discrepancies
  • Createand maintain detailed excel chartssummarizing videobuys
  • Cultivateworking relationshipswithvendorsto maintain buys and solve problems
  • Maintain traffic function where necessary
  • AssistVideo Negotiatorwith anyclientrequests

What you will need:

  • Excellent analytic and quantitative skills, including proficiency in math
  • Communicationskills: written, verbal, listening
  • Collaborative and astute - able to build trust and respect within our network
  • Exceptional organization skills, multi-tasking capabilities and detail oriented
  • High level of comfort and proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Strong interest inmedia
  • Interest in television and video streaming

About GroupM:

GroupM is the world's leading media investment company responsible for more than $63B in annual media investment through agencies Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM's portfolio includes Data & Technology, Investment, and Services, all united in vision to shape the next era of media where advertising works better for people. By leveraging all the benefits of scale, the company innovates, differentiates and generates sustained value for our clients wherever they do business.

GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity.We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, themore greatwork we can create together.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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